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Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 184,572
Posted By Dartman
I'm sure way more the Google claims they will...

I'm sure way more the Google claims they will charge but we'll have to wait and see.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 196,814
Posted By Dartman
Sounds like your network connection to the Prime...

Sounds like your network connection to the Prime And you Colossus is messed up. Pretty sure one of the two left LEDs shows a good network connection and the other shows that the cable card is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-11-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 383,025
Posted By Dartman
Thanks guys, everything works because I also...

Thanks guys, everything works because I also upgraded to the latest version of VideoRedo that supports WTV format as it comes from WMC so no problems with that. Once I edit things down it will...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-04-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 383,025
Posted By Dartman
Yep, I really like your program but when I got...

Yep, I really like your program but when I got the Prime nobody really knew how to get everything to work with the cable card and all that so I re enabled media center and got it working reliably so...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-04-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 383,025
Posted By Dartman
I run my 1090t AMD win7 64 24/7 and I just let it...

I run my 1090t AMD win7 64 24/7 and I just let it do hybrid sleep. It wakes up and records nicely with my HD HomeRun Prime, then goes back to sleep 30 minutes later. It draws about a watt when...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-28-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 34,232
Posted By Dartman
Well, considering that some of our toys just...

Well, considering that some of our toys just don't last, or get outdated and no longer work with a system figured I'd just say it still does what I bought it to do with no issues after all this...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-21-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 34,232
Posted By Dartman
And my Prime is still working fine at my new to...

And my Prime is still working fine at my new to me house, I have added yet another quad core Android based TV/media player box that can do all the usual Android things besides playing back all my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 47,577
Posted By Dartman
Well seeing how this old thread got awakened, I...

Well seeing how this old thread got awakened, I finally got a Onkyo 898 to replace my 777 that I sold to my bosses kid for the 75 bucks it cost me to buy the 898 used from a friend. He bought it new...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-09-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 184,572
Posted By Dartman
When we first signed up for full triple play HD...

When we first signed up for full triple play HD the phone service was cheaper for a better package, including free long distance in North America compared to our Quest service we had for years. Of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-08-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,189
Posted By Dartman
Sounds like maybe your cable card may have got...

Sounds like maybe your cable card may have got corrupted or something. I'd try calling their main help line and I bet they can diagnose or walk you through making it pair up properly and work again...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,674
Posted By Dartman
WOW...What a monster, and you could heat your...

WOW...What a monster, and you could heat your living room with it and cause local brownouts:D
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26,407
Views: 3,043,145
Posted By Dartman
If you want to record full HD off cable a HD...

If you want to record full HD off cable a HD HomeRun Prime or a Ceton of some sort that supports a cable card will be needed. You can play your captures on your PC, through the network to a media...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-17-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 2,164,046
Posted By Dartman
Well on my old Motorola DCX? 3200, the non DVR...

Well on my old Motorola DCX? 3200, the non DVR BIG box there is a way to go into the factory setup mode and force it to display native resolution. I found a post here or somewhere with the sequence...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 196,814
Posted By Dartman
I have my prime hooked up to a 8 port Dlink?...

I have my prime hooked up to a 8 port Dlink? gigabyte switch, the switch goes to my 4 port gig router/wifi box and everything hooked to either box works great. I needed more ports anyways as I have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 510,924
Posted By Dartman
Thanks for that info. I figured there was a way...

Thanks for that info. I figured there was a way to force the box to play the native format just never researched it and it drove me crazy to have to choose one HD format for everything:mad:
All my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-29-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 196,814
Posted By Dartman
Well I bought the top version of VideoRedo and it...

Well I bought the top version of VideoRedo and it can edit and rencode native WTV files. Their lower versions don't so I upgraded my original when I got the Prime.
Several other users I've chatted...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-29-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,189
Posted By Dartman
Been a while since I've used mine directly but...

Been a while since I've used mine directly but pretty sure it's in the menu that sets channels and guide settings. One box shows all channels, the other shows just your favorites.
I seem to remember...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-27-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26,407
Views: 3,043,145
Posted By Dartman
Been doing the HD to hard drives for years now...

Been doing the HD to hard drives for years now but got my start with a internal clear QAM HDTV tuner and several 3575's back in the day, one with a upgraded hard drive. Now I just use my HDHomeRun...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-27-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,189
Posted By Dartman
Pretty sure you need to set it to bitstream if...

Pretty sure you need to set it to bitstream if you want 5.1 or better out of it. I did finally get the box to play nice with the older Toshiba CRT HD set by trading around HDMI cables some more....
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,189
Posted By Dartman
I have the Prime that I've had for a few years...

I have the Prime that I've had for a few years now, love it. The Samsung actually can see it and tune with it but that kinda defeats the purpose. Comcast let me HAVE a 3200 non DVR box for no rent so...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-09-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,189
Posted By Dartman
Wouldn't know about WiFi as I tried it on mine...

Wouldn't know about WiFi as I tried it on mine and it worked but it was slower to load the guide so I went back to wired network and now it's in the other bedroom using WiFi as I never ran a network...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-03-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 2,164,046
Posted By Dartman
The cable co's agreed to carve up areas and not...

The cable co's agreed to carve up areas and not poach each others areas so it's hard to get anything but some sort of dish. My friend found out FIOS will come to his house in east county of Portland...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-02-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 196,814
Posted By Dartman
I would go 64 bit OS and as much memory as you...

I would go 64 bit OS and as much memory as you can afford within reason but 8gb should work fine, it's what I have and no issues and I use 7 64 ultimate but as long as it has support for WMC you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-28-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 184,572
Posted By Dartman
Don't have a Xbox, don't want a Xbox, and don't...

Don't have a Xbox, don't want a Xbox, and don't want to pay rent for Tivo or pay a bunch extra for a lifetime either.
I finally got the small Samsung media player/cable box working in the other...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-28-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 184,572
Posted By Dartman
Yes I get the credit but it still is a net loss...

Yes I get the credit but it still is a net loss for me and how can they charge me for boxes I don't have. I hope the ruling just mentioned above forces them to drop this fee as I pay enough as it is...
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